seamstress

Part of speech: noun

A woman skilled in needlework.

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Usage examples "seamstress":

  1. You have heard the women gossip at the well, you have made friends with Leegart the seamstress, who believes that quite against her will she is gifted with supernatural powers. - "Home Life in Germany", Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick.
  2. If you can not do this, a seamstress and cook You can hire with little to pay. - "On the Firing Line in Education", Adoniram Judson Ladd.
  3. Miss Letitia was loud in her outspoken admiration of every single frock; her simple heart could not decide which one she liked best, and her seamstress instinct marveled at the wonder of their making. - "The Heart of Arethusa", Francis Barton Fox.